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Hauptstr. 38, 01097 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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All reviews golden statue augustus bridge black marble roman emperor beautiful statue across the river pedestrian street old city his son focal point both sides shiny riders gilded king neustadt poland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The golden statue is remarkable to see but you have to get across the river Elbe from the center of town. Beautiful

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a statue, but quite an impressive one. It is a statue of Augustus the Strong and was cast in 1734, though the pedestal it is on dates much later. It was dismantled and removed during WWII, so came through undamaged. It was later restored...More

Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we walked across the Augustus Bridge crossing the Elbe from "old town" Dresden to stroll up the tree-lined Hauptstrasse, the golden statue of Frederick Agustus II stands out. Just as we crossed the milti-laned Grosse Meissner Strasse, the sun came out and the statue...More

Thank MaroonDawg67
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I can't remember how many times we drove past this really cool looking statue. It is located in an unusual spot, but the shiny gold really stands out. You can walk around the area, but this statue really stands out.

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

never seen a golden statue like this. impressive work and an ideal motive for tons of pictures. Kind of a must see when you are in Dresden

Thank heini m
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Certainly grabs the attention if you are on this side of the river. Everything else looks dowdy in comparison.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 18 July 2018

If you have enough time in Dresden, you can try other parts of the city. This statue is on the other side of the bridge - nicely renovated, but if it's the only thing that would drag you to this part of the city, you...More

Thank PavelSuk
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Augustus II was one of the most powerful kings of Saxony - but he also became King of Poland and seemed to relish that role even more so. This statue of him across the river from the castle complex is situated so that he is...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 11 July 2018

It was quite a surprise to come across a gilded statue, as most statues are bronze. The Golden Rider is an equestrian statue of Saxony's Elector Friedrich Augustus I aka FA II, King of Poland. It can be found in Neustadt at the foot of...More

Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The Goldener Reiter is definitely worth seing. It is an impressive statue and ist golden shine is remarcable. From the right angle you can take a picture with the old town in the Background.

Thank Andy F
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